Meeting the Babies
I just want to let everybody know again that this is unlike anything we've ever done here crate of live we are just like anything I've ever done but you know what? We're just going to behave as if we know that's right hide better shoot um we're gonna go until in terms of expectations of time we're going to go until we're done on so you're just going to be here with us in this experience I think the important thing is with six month old sixty seven month old baby sitters you know they're just sitting there not crawling gotta be really quick with um on dso if everyone's happy and ready to go, I'll go in do my spiel I'll introduce you know, my team to the to the mothers and fathers who were there and then we'll just get them dressed and just gradually bring them in um nice quiet but quick shoot is a good shape that's what we always say so ok let's see, here we go and I just want to let everybody now comet isn't here and you are just that calming, calming presence so I wanted to really teo...
look, I've worked with these people for many years and it looks calm but it's very, very organized on dh that's the way it used to be with baby, you know, all the care in the world and its owner I've been doing this for thirty years and I just saw protected by the people bring their babies to shoots like this I never take it for granted so let's go meet the beer let's go yeah let's you coming dawning um shall we bring that let's bring so you have what couple would bring head just show it to show everybody it's a good idea so you have multiple outfits correct? Um yeah we've got small medium and large have been extreme oh, an extra little something I hadn't even considered guys came in fibrous comes in all sizes definitely come in all sizes have you had marked on how did you feel before before meeting the babies love me by resisting my favorite parts of the shoes. All right, you'll get it. Yeah, I love a good phase two e I mean just justin and who do you belong? Tio camille this's corliss hello, darling look at you. I remember your friday nice to meet you and this is herbert calls charles lee nice to meet you. Oh, my goodness. How can I make a speech over all of this? How are you guys with two major mija oh god, what a cute name well, look, can I explain what we're doing? Where can I stand so everyone can have one, two, three, four, five babies of course phoenix is a little bit like but you guys will explain what we're doing um okay so let me introduce my team um this is don mcgahn who makes all the beautiful props and styling has been for the last twenty twenty five years or whatever since the mid nineties you guys have met joan there already and you've met natalie already um and um how does everyone know what we're doing okay thiss tells ah a bit of respect yeah, this is my first time I've ever done in life shoot andi it's just great because you know I mean you guys will know how how special it is in a studio environment but most people who have never been just keep asking me what was it like in all this sort of thing? So you know, we really want to show them I want you guys used to forget that these cameras around which is what we're going to do it as well, but I'm shooting the first three images of my next calendar andi it's going to be the signs off the zodiac and so today we're doing leo the lion and I've got a really yeah it's really gorgeous I'll come up quite and show you the image it's been pixilated and things like that so it's just illustration and we've got the city already and it's all comfortable we need is little babies in line outfits smiling I'm not asking so yeah, a little bit of magic that's what we need now oh don't anyone feel any pressure if they don't want to do it it's just fine too you know it's one baby in the image but I'm going to photograph everybody so we've got four bodysuits jonah has it show everyone that border sits and we've got them in different sizes said they're just little louis yeah the lower body six with headed tummies um and we've got the shoes inside and the hat will put on a psych coming to studio better will be won by one yeah um and so I'll leave you guys to kind of everyone is so cute it's a shame to cover up those ralph it's only time in your life that's really cute when you got rolls on your legs yes, I do want teo yeah what do you think? You got a size and good you cannot live with you um you know for sure I'll take it in there yeah, I'll put it on the ledge next to you this is large, friendly, friendly community cuddle child coming, darling oh, hello wei wei are faring writing but you weren't even listening to me were he's like I want you how old is it? A six month nice beautiful before there's lovely you are you're just beautiful he's trying to figure out how to get my glasses oh and my shit when I have everything back feet all right, so I'll see you guys in there one at a time yeah I think we've got to it too large maybe lines to you yeah yeah yeah well I'll leave you to it all right how you been? Good. Yeah, I think everyone's just like god just do it come and let me know you're back I don't miss you so the other sister okay, I'll see you in there all right? That was pretty typical you're going to see but we gotta move fast, okay? Chris when they're away and it runs over excited in right baby y sinners so we don't use apple let happy goodness are the baby's generally all awaken excited the mom's excited that I just really it's really lovely you know, they just just sitting and they love lots of noise and color and when you're photographing they don't crawl towards you you got a captive audience basically so yeah way just white don't get them changed and perfect actually here we need to have a look at the tail the position of the tower because they might shoot the tail separately not that lines come with tail separately but um I think that way should do that you're gonna shoot yeah, well should we've already shot the center of the flower as I said, I used to know have you got that right second and you know it helps travel if you're putting anywhere together digitally like this it helps to have some separate ingredients just in case you need them don't I wood I think it needs to be doing a few options yes, yeah we're gonna go okay, I'm gonna get out from behind here you block the light it doesn't hurt while we're waiting just to you know have all of these options that look this is the benefit of digital photography as well because some, you know, in the, uh in the film dice um I just couldn't do it, could you? So I wanted to let you know that we have a very international audience joining us and and we have people joining us from brazil, the netherlands, belgium, argentina, chile, buenos aires, france, italy, puerto rico, germany, argentina so everybody that's out there thank you so much for joining us. If you haven't already click on the chat icon that is right over here next to you that way you can talk with each other, share your and get these memories with each other. Actually, I wanted to mention that to people while we're still waiting for a baby that if you go to ann's facebook paige, we are collecting she's collecting were all collecting memories that you have of an gettys over the past thirty years if you will on dh there's people already sharing their stories they're sharing photos of themselves or seen somebody who had met you previously and she's got a photo of her self with you another from the mid nineties is on and other people are just sharing their memories people saying how they've collected your every calendar over the years and so it's just really cool to see a lot of the the new mothers these days grew up with my image rights right? Yeah yeah it's really nice you know, I think um babies is so important to so many people and um I started touch with a lot of the bible says I've grown into adults uh it's just amazing you know t actually think that the strength of this work and the fact that it's a meaning pulled so many people says a lot of a lot that's positive human beings isn't really yeah well isn't that as we've talked over the days and months I mean about that's what drives you and that is that I love um that is just everyone just you know you see them tonight they just wonderful they are guile this they they are just themselves you know and I think that's what everybody loves about um and you know you have to therefore should actually be yourself they force you actually just let go of all your inhibitions and and just enjoy being human you know and that's what I find so joyful about you know being a part of this process I'll just froth does look a bit bizarre with tiles city probably needs to come up a little bit from the front door so it doesn't go out of shot okay you have a little you can just watch maybe maybe if it just goes oh look completely different generation it's just going with happy lion and reliant relax lion by the tail all right just wait brian wait okay wait how do you normally work with a digital techniques brian's a dj well yeah hey uh basically make sure that everything gets to where it needs to go you know I've as a photographer it's really my vision and all of this gear needs to operate you know really well and that's why I've got such a great team of people I've got john um who's camera here yes tio tio a lot of people some credit yeah so john tia um and daniel is here a swell coming saying it's really a good team is really, really important come over here don't shine a good ten is really really important times off getting these images to where they need to pay you know and and it's great for me to have the support of the team as well because you know to just it's such a luxury to just be able to say, this is what I know this's, my vision, yeah, and that these people helped tow bring it to fruition. So I appreciate your yeah, you that's great, so we'll get to it, has that, but it's pretty good, isn't it? Looks great. Okay, well, we'll leave it at night with progress with the tail, huh? Kind of in the end booth, you think it will be? I think it needs to just come down around and down, way the baby's not crying, and you have to keep the law, so you tend to be challenged on wei, have got a dead as well, so we'll need does to two stools, but something looks great now. I'm rich.